The Lion Queens of India

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Lee & Low Books
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10.4 X 8.3 X 0.4 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author
Jan Reynolds is an award-winning author and photographer whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including National Geographic, The New York Times, and Outside magazine. All seven books in her Vanishing Cultures series of photo-essays for children were recognized as Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, and she is also the author of Celebrate! Connections Among Cultures; Only the Mountains Do Not Move, and The Lion Queens of India. Reynolds holds the world record for women's high altitude skiing, was part of the first expedition to circumnavigate Mount Everest, and performed a solo crossing of the Himalayas. She lives with her family in Stowe, Vermont. Please visit her on the web at
Praise for Jan Reynolds

Only the Mountains Do Not Move

The straightforward and economical text explains the construction of the huts, the use and importance of the livestock and the responsibilities, games and social traditions of girls and of boys within the group. The dozens of photographs inside and on the cover are excellent... A revealing look at a vibrant and distinct culture. -- Kirkus Reviews>

With many clear color photos and an appended glossary with pronunciation, this is an excellent addition to classroom units on Africa today. -- Booklist

Celebrate! Connections Among Cultures

Chicago Public Library Best of the Best

Colorful, inviting photographs introduce readers to connections among cultures from around the world...he excellent-quality photographs and the brief, engaging text come together to promote the theme: 'We are one human family celebrating life on Earth!' A pronunciation guide, author's note, and map are appended. A welcome addition to multicultural literature. -- School Library Journal

Cycle of Rice, Cycle of Life

Smithsonian Notable Children's Book

Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Books of the Year

International Reading Association Notable Books fo...lobal Society

John Burroughs Young Readers Award, John Burroughs Association/American Museum of Natural HistoryA photo-picture book about the sanctity of life, sharing, and working together...he breathtaking photos of Cycle of Rice are stunning golds and greens. They give young readers a glimpse into the details and mechanics of sustainable farming, but more richly, into the lives of people who have learned to live in balance with nature and with each other... a powerful reminder of essential blessings. -- The Boston Globe